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  • Active damping based on Ackermann's formula for a three-phase voltage source inverter with LCL filter 

    Guzmán Solà, Ramon; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Morales López, Javier; Momeneh, Arash; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Torres Martínez, Javier (2015)
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    This paper presents an active damping method in natural frame for a three-phase voltage source inverter with LCL filter. The proposed method is based on the pole placement technique via Ackermann's formula. This approach ...
  • Sliding-mode control for a three-phase shunt active power filter in natural frame 

    Guzmán Solà, Ramon; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Morales López, Javier; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Torres Martínez, Javier (2015)
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    This paper presents an improved variable hysteresis-band current-control in natural frame for a three-phase shunt active power filter. The proposed control algorithm is based on three decoupled sliding-mode controllers ...
  • Architecture and design of an inductive contactless energy transfer system with two mobile loads for residential applications 

    Momeneh, Arash; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; van der Pijl, Fredrik F.A.; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; Morales López, Javier (2015)
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    Inductive contactless energy transfer systems with multiple mobile loads are very complex systems. Main challenges of these systems are to propose a suitable architecture and to design their power components. These ...
  • On the modeling of switched capacitor converters with multiple outputs 

    Delos, Julia; Lopez, Toni; Alarcón Gallo, Eduardo; Hendrix, Marcel A.M. (2014)
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    The internal nodes of switched capacitor converters can be used to provide multiple pulsed width modulated voltages that, in combination with filter inductors, can extend the available dc outputs. Such converter architecture ...
  • Nonlinear dynamics in a graphene nanostructured device for energy harvesting 

    El Aroudi, Abdelali; Lopez Suarez, Miquel; Alarcón Gallo, Eduardo; Rurali, Riccardo; Abadal, Gabriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Nonlinearities have been shown to play an important role in increasing the extracted energy of energy harvesting devices at the macro and micro scales. Vibration-based energy harvesting on the nano scale has also received ...
  • Mixing local and distributed reactive power control for balancing inverters' effort in grid-connected photovoltaic systems 

    Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (2013)
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    Reactive power control methods have been proven to be a successful technique for maintaining voltages of photovoltaic (PV) distributed generators (DG) within the admissible limits without enforcing to reduce the production ...
  • The Growing state of distributed generation and microgrids in the Ibero-American region: a view from the RIGMEI network 

    Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Gomes, Mario; Mercado, Pedro; Moreira, Carlos; Negroni Vera, Juan José; Sosa, Jorge; Zambroni de Sousa, Antonio Carlos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The Ibero-American Network of Distributed Generation and Intelligent Electrical Microgrids is a thematic network of the CYTED programme that performs cooperation activities between leading companies and research groups ...
  • Mixing local and distributed reactive power control for balancing inverters’ effort in grid-connected photovoltaic systems 

    Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Reactive power control methods have been proven to be a successful technique for maintaining voltages of photo-voltaic (PV) distributed generators (DG) within the admissible limits without enforcing to reduce the production ...
  • Control strategies based on effective power factor for distributed generation power plants during unbalanced grid voltage 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Matas Alcalá, José; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; de Sousa Pérez, Óscar; Martí Colom, Pau; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis (2013)
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    Unbalanced voltages in three-phase power systems is a common perturbation propagated along the grid. Distributed Generation plants have gained widespread attention due to their capability to improve power quality in a ...
  • Power sharing control in islanded microgrid using event driven communication 

    de Sousa Pérez, Óscar; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Martí Colom, Pau; Guzmán Solà, Ramon (2013)
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    This paper presents a novel power sharing control strategy for islanded mode microgrids (MG). The goal is to enable renewable power sources connected to the point of com- mon coupling (PCC) through three-phase three-wire ...

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